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UNSW team exploring mining water on the moon

A team of UNSW Sydney engineers has an ambitious plan to prove the commercial viability of mining water from the moon to produce rocket fuel. In an announcement yesterday at the SIAA Space Industry...

Mining industry to lose 50,000 more jobs

The mining downturn is not over yet, with the National Australia Bank predicting 50,000 more jobs are likely to be shed. The NAB Group Economics report, The Mining ‘Cliff’ – How far have we...

Fallen workers remembered at miners memorial

Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion paid tribute to fallen miners at an annual commemorative service on Saturday at the Eastern Goldfields Miners Memorial. “It is important we never...

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Automation won’t destroy jobs, but it will change them

The last few years have seen numerous studies pointing to a bleak future with technology-induced unemployment on the rise. For example, a pivotal 2013 study by researchers at the University of Oxford...

Resources sector farewells industry ‘champions’

Tributes have been flowing this week after the retirement announcements of two resource industry leaders. Former resources and energy Minister Ian Macfarlane and Shadow Minister Gary Gray both...

Film targets safety on Queensland construction sites

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today released a new work safety film targeting young workers and their employers in a bid to cut deaths and injuries on construction sites. The film covers...

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